1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee User Reviews

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    4.7 V8 — 4WD SUV with a V8. Nice car, except the parts are expensive. Example: the electric door mirror was broken and I wanted to buy a new one. 400 euros!! Luckily there is internet and I am able to buy the part from the US at a more reasonable price. And the fuel consumption. A big car with a V8, full time 4WD and automatic gearbox = oil companies love you and your wallet.

    Pros: Roomy, 4WD

    Cons: fuel consumption, expensive parts (in Europe)

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    Jeep Grand Cherokee — 120k miles and in great condition! Top of the line with all of the features.

    Pros: beautiful

    Cons: poor gas mileage

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    Jeep...its My Wifes. — I hate this thing. I just hate being high up in a wobbly vehicle like this. I hate the acceleration (or lack of).

    Pros: It can drive over big rocks...woo hoo.

    Cons: See review.

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    Seemed Ok At The Time — This was my second lease vehicle and it was a complete mess. The electrical system started failing early in the lease, leading the locks and windows to not work when the car get wet. Sometimes the tail lights wouldn't work, then a few hours later they would. It got OK mileage but I drove it like I stole it so it wasn't great. 4WD system worked fantastically until the drive train started mucking up. After that it was back to the dealer once a month to get various recalls fixed until I turned it in.

    Pros: World class 4WD system, nice leather interior, lots of power

    Cons: Unreliable electrics, transmission problems, smallish interior, plastic everywhere

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    Confortable Jeep For Daily N Bit Of Off-road — Got the truck with the idea of making a Hell of a Off-Road Machine without doing any research about it. Parts extremely expensive "if found" literally Custom. Confortable Rig slept quite a few times in no back pain or anything. Seats very Enjoyable.

    Pros: Really confortable and powerfull for Off-Roading

    Cons: Off-Road Parts way too pricey. Truck too Heavy for its size

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    A Jeep A Jeep....oh, It's A Jeep — I bought this mutha sight-unseen from a guy in London, Ontario via eBay, just for the hell of it. It turned out to be a great purchase. It like totally serves my hiking/camping/geocaching needs.

    Pros: Has just about every gadget my BMWs have had.

    Cons: It's a Chrysler.

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    Love My Jeep! — My jeep is great. Its a great runner. Strong long lasting engine. Expensive parts though, but last long

    Owner for 2 years, 5 months

    Miles Driven per Year:2,000

    Pros: Strong runner

    Cons: very expensive

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    Jeep Is Great — My jeep has 136,000 miles and it still runs good. I need rear axle seals and maybe rear ball bearings but you can barely tell. After that is fixed my jeep will be perfect.

    Owner for 2 years, 0 months

    Miles Driven per Year:5,000

    Pros: Capable of running forever

    Cons: Parts are expensive

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    Will You Ever Really Drive The Rubicon Trail? —

    I decided to purchase a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Resplendent in Gold, it was a well-optioned Limited with a 4.7-liter V8 and Quadratrac full-time 4-wheel drive. It also had leather interior, heated seats and the premium Infinity sound system. I needed 4-wheel drive because I recently moved to snow country and my Accord was fairly useless. I quickly fell in love with this Jeep. It was handsome and rugged and still managed to provide a fairly smooth ride considering if had solid axles front and rear. It has plenty of power from the hearty V8 and was never at a loss for lugging oversized cargo or hauling trailers. Yet the shine soon wore off. After years of Honda’s, Audi’s and VW’s, I was sad to see how much effort went into the superficial aspects of this Jeep. From a distance of about 10 feet, it looked great. As you came closer you noticed orange peel on the painted surfaces. Fit and finish are not this Jeeps strong points. Panel gaps were large and overall attention to detail was poor. For such an expensive car there was a large amount of hard plastic surfaces and the transition between the leather and vinyl surfaces was too noticeable. And for such a relatively large vehicle, 4 adults had a hard time getting comfortable on anything longer than a trip around town. On anything other than smooth road surfaces the Jeep squeaked and rattled and during the time I owned this Grand Cherokee no mechanic was able to track the loud moaning sound that came from the rear axle-area. Mind you, they all heard it but no one seemed to know how to make it go away! The brakes, a common complaint with Grand Cherokee owners, always seemed slow to react to the mushy pedal feel and, even after several inspections and adjustments. They never inspired confidence. The steering was sloppy and required constant correction on the freeway – I suppose you can’t expect BMW steering when you have a solid front axle but some sense of self correction would have been appreciated. Let’s not even discuss gas mileage, as it would be unfair to expect any heavy V8-powered 4-wheel drive vehicle to shine is this category. However I was able to manage a consistent 20-mpg on the highway and this big brute runs or regular unleaded fuel. I suppose I expected too much from my Jeep. I wanted value for the money and expected that its good looks were more than skin deep. What I did get was an ability to get to and fro in snow and other bad weather – already an amazing accomplishment. And maybe that’s what I needed to learn about the Jeep. I was judging it by standards that didn’t apply. It wasn’t a sports car or even a luxury car. It’s a truck…my first and (so far) only truck and I was unprepared to accept that trucks, while swathed in leather and packing a 6-disk CD changer, are still designed to take you places no car can go. Keeping this criteria in mind, my Jeep rocked! But my need to explore the Rubicon never outweighed my need for things that cars were better designed to do. I moved away from snow and began to see how unsuited I was for Jeep ownership. I don’t understand why so many folks are at ease driving such big boxes in the city. At any rate, my time with the golden Grand Cherokee was short lived. Shortly after I moved to town it was stolen. Even though I had a love/hate relationship with the Jeep, I was sad to see it go. Every time I see a 99 Gold Grand Cherokee Limited, I smile.

    Owner for 2 years, 3 months

    Miles Driven per Year:25,000

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    1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    A Real Black Beauty — I would recommend this vehicle to anyone, the very best Grand Cherokee made, power, luxury, first class vehicle, this JEEP could go from, a night on the town, to the most treasures off roads you could find, in Michigan to Alaska

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The best of everything

    Cons: None

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    2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    Best Looking/riding Suv On The Market! Great Value For The Money! By markpentler

    This is a great vehicle. When you compare it to the competition, there is not another vehicle that measures up in utility, fuel economy, ride quality, features, and the overall exterior of the vehicl... Read More

    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    An Awesome Suv By frankjesik

    Gas mileage, transmission shifts are smooth as silk. Love the interior styling and exterior styling as well. No problems, really, other than intermittent blue smoke on startup seems to be due to fau... Read More

    Affordable Quality By Ronald

    A great looking SUV that meets or exceeds my expectations. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been in a constant state of change since it was first designed. The latest body style and trim packages have a ... Read More

    2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    An Iconic Suv From The Most Respected American Auto Brand By dan_roth

    The Grand Cherokee is one of the few vehicles in its class that I can enjoy driving. I drive a lot of vehicles, and very few cars feel like they have been properly sorted. It rides well, not too hard ... Read More

    Awesome By jgogan

    I love everything about the car. From the interior setup, to the options, to the outside trim and look of the car. I absolutely love it and it's my third Grand Cherokee Limited and I'm sure there wi... Read More

    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4 By mahomedi

    Very versatile for family and for loading stuff. Brakes are great and the car feels solid. The fit and finish is up to par and there are no cheap compromises. Everything works well and I've b... Read More

    Well Rounded Daily Use Vehicle By mdlgan

    was impressed with how easily the jeep laredo goes through over 2 feet of snow without missing a beat. it does not have a four wheel drive button it's a "smart" system fuel averages about 17 mpg with... Read More

    2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    Excellent Ride By Mostafa

    I like the internal space of the SUV. It has comfy seats. I can handle it easily and I feel safe in it. I hear a little noise inside and it has low Miles per gallon in city and High way Read More

    Fantastic Vehicle By BurtMang

    At this point nothing other than this make, model and year having 3 recalls so far and not sure how many more there will be coming along. Over all this has been a good vehicle up to this point. It has... Read More

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